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The Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Distinguished Lecture on Women and the Law

The Association created this special annual lecture in 2000 to recognize her ground-breaking contributions to the advancement of women's rights and her achievements as a lawyer, professor and judge.

2014
Justice Elena Kagan
U.S. Supreme Court
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2013
Judge Nancy Gertner
Professor of Practice, Harvard Law School
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2012
Nina Totenberg
Legal Affairs Correspondent, NPR
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2011
Martha Minow
Dean and Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

2009
Melanne Verveer
U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues

2008
Linda Greenhouse
Former Supreme Court Correspondent, The New York Times

2007
The Honorable Shirley S. Abrahamson
Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Wisconsin

The Honorable Christine M. Durham
Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Utah

The Honorable Judith S. Kaye
Chief Judge of the State of New York

The Honorable Margaret H. Marshall
Chief Justice, Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts

2005
Mary Robinson
Former President of Ireland

2004
Roxanne Barton Conlin
First woman president, Assocaition of Trial Lawyers of America

2002
Lani Guinier
The Bennet Boskey Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

2001
Madeleine K. Albright
Former United States Secretary of State

2000
Kathleen L. Sullivan
Dean, Stanford University School of Law

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